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Financial Analyst

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Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.


The Finance team at Lubrizol is currently seeking a collaborative and strategic Finance Analyst to join the team, supporting the Lubrizol Additives Marketing and Sales Team. This role is responsible for providing our customers with actionable, value creating financial insights to drive achievement of LZA Sales and Marketing business objectives.


In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Financial support for a global account:
    • Develop understanding of business and existing contracts
    • Analyze monthly/quarterly/annual results
    • Partner with account team on contract management
    • Coordinate accounting for sales incentives
    • Support RFQ’s to defend/grow business
    • Pricing & raw material scenario analysis
    • Support applicable feedstock analysis
    • Support battlefield & account plan initiatives
    • Support the annual planning/target setting process for volume, margin & operating expenses
    • Support audits of global contract
    • Provide actionable financial insights to account management team
  • Financial support for Marketing Organization:
    • Coordinate the accounting/reporting of marketing projects supporting LZA business initiatives
    • Support the E-Commerce solution for LZA marketing services
    • Support the development and analysis of the Marketing operating expense budget including the scoping and planning for project support to the commercial team.
    • Support business justification analysis and process for future investments
  • LZA Selling & Marketing Expense analysis for the Global Sales & Marketing Teams
  • Coordinate with Corporate Accounting Group where necessary
  • Support ad-hoc requests and participate in special projects as needed



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Five years of financial experience

  • Excellent systems and financial modeling skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Team player, able to work well with people at all levels and across functions

  • Well organized, flexible, ability to multi-task

  • Proactive, self-starter with the desire to achieve

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Occasional domestic or international travel may be required



Lubrizol Benefits

Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan
Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
Health Savings Account
Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
Flexible work environment
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While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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